Average Hourly Rate for WellStar Health System Employees

WellStar Health System laborers see wages hovering around $20.74 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $30.55. Your job title influences pay for WellStar Health System workers the most, followed by your city and how long you've been working. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Emergency Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $28.98 per hour, followed by Registered Nurses (approximately $27.62), Mammography Technologists (around $21.19), and Licensed Practical Nurses ($17.33). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $11.59.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $29.04 per hour) can be spotted in Powder Springs, Ga.; Dallas, Ga. ($27.99), Atlanta, Ga. ($24.82), and Austell, Ga. (approximately $21.00) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Douglasville, Ga. — at $12.06, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $17.56 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of about $16.71 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $29.59 per hour for Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. WellStar Health System workers who hold an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) are also well compensated, earning $29.04 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Intensive Care Unit; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $27.99 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill among WellStar Health System workers, with close to one-seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Emergency Room, Customer Service, and Electronic Medical Records round out the set of key employee skills.


The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a quarter of workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. WellStar Health System provides health insurance to a large number of employees, and a large number of respondents do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

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Key Stats for WellStar Health System


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$12 - $29
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

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